Yang Xiaoping is a visiting scholar in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focus is on the geopolitics of South Asia, Sino-India-U.S strategic interactions, and China’s periphery diplomacy.
Previously she worked as Associate at National Institute of International Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (NISS, CASS), non-residential postdoctoral research fellow at Fudan University, and international visiting fellow (2011) at IDSA, India. She stands as standing committee member of Chinese Association of South Asian Study, and has lectured at Fudan and Tsinghua Universities. She is the author of a forthcoming book on India’s Strategic Rise and China’s Evolving Strategy to South Asia (2016). Her work has been published in both Chinese and English scholarly journals, including Contemporary World, as well as Chinese newspapers.